Archive for the ‘North West Tour’ Category


The Berry Patch – North West Food and Wine Tours

Nov 18, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, North West Tour, Wine Tour

Our North West Food and Wine tour and every cruise ship tour I have done visits The Berry Patch at Turners Beach. It is a wonderful family owned farm business with pick-your-own, cafe and the best ice cream ever and it is always full of locals, but come tourist season the strawberry …

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Cradle Coast Olives – North West Food and Wine Tour

Oct 28, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, North West Tour, Wine Tour

How proud must Tassie olive growers be! This small State won 25% of the country’s prestigious Australian Olive Association Awards, and this was just Gold, the State also collected 4 Silver and 9 Bronze. Tony and Carol O’Neill from Cradle Coast Olives who we visit on our …

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The Berry Patch - Gourmet Food and Wine Tours

Oct 23, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, North West Tour, Wine Tour

Yesterday I had a full load of passengers who came off the cruise ship at Burnie – our first one in for the season. 10 of these lovely people from Singapore were delighted to see our lush green countryside and by pure luck we even managed to see a fat healthy wombat as he was …

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Mathom Goat Dairy – North West Tour

Sep 10, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, North West Tour, Wine Tour, Tasmanian Food

Marilyn and Peter have a magnificent property in the valley at Gunns Plains. Their goats milk, cheese, yoghurt and desserts are truly wonderful and I have no doubt they probably know each goat individually and love them all equally – they are not just part of the business, but …

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Walnuts @ Howth – North West Tour

Aug 26, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, North West Tour, Wine Tour

Dianne and Ian have an idyllic property up at Howth and are growing a wonderful product (walnuts) which they are pressing into oil right on their premises. They of course have nuts both in and out of the shell, green pickled walnuts as part of their product range and are currently …

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Spring Lamb – North West / Stanley Food and Wine Tour

Jul 21, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, North West Tour, Wine Tour, Stanley Tour

We are lucky enough to visit two wonderful properties that produce beautiful lamb.  Local people get very excited about eating food that has been grown practically in their own neighbourhood, in many instances buying their meat directly from the farmers.  It supports the community and …

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Mount Gnomon Farm - North West Food and Wine Tour

Jun 30, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, North West Tour, Wine Tour

Eliza and Guy produce wonderful rare breed Wessex Saddleback pork products (and lamb and beef) on their farm in Penguin and this is one of the highlight stops on the North West Food and Wine Tour.  Next weekend they are putting on a winter workshop for those of you who want to learn how to …

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Feijoas - North West Food and Wine Tour

Jun 24, 2013

tag Tags: Tasmanian Food Wine and Farm Tours, Wine Tour, North West Tour

It is well into harvest time for this unusual fruit (said to have a pineapple-guava taste) and especially enjoyed by New Zealanders.  Christine from Kindred Feijoas is selling fresh fruit and various preserves using feijoas at Devonport Farmers Market and Axeman’s Latrobe market.&…

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